How to format your references using the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Bender E (2014) Epidemiology: The dominant malignancy. Nature 513:S2-3
A journal article with 2 authors
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Wan YY, Flavell RA (2007) Regulatory T-cell functions are subverted and converted owing to attenuated Foxp3 expression. Nature 445:766–770
A journal article with 3 authors
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Sahu G, Sukumaran S, Bera AK (2014) Pannexins form gap junctions with electrophysiological and pharmacological properties distinct from connexins. Sci Rep 4:4955
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Brunet M, Guy F, Pilbeam D, et al (2005) New material of the earliest hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad. Nature 434:752–755

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Danby FW (2014) Acne. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
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Burg A, Coṣkun A, Guthaus M, et al (2013) VLSI-SoC: From Algorithms to Circuits and System-on-Chip Design: 20th IFIP WG 10.5/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, VLSI-SoC 2012, Santa Cruz, CA, USA, October 7-10, 2012, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Ekbom B (2010) Pests and Their Enemies in Spring Oilseed Rape in Europe and Challenges to Integrated Pest Management. In: Williams IH (ed) Biocontrol-Based Integrated Management of Oilseed Rape Pests. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 151–165

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Journal of Surfactants and Detergents.

Blog post
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O`Callaghan J (2016) NASA Still Plans To Practice Saving Earth From An Asteroid, Even Without ESA’s Help. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office (1994) Title I Formula in S. 1513. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Murphy-Perez E (2013) Vapor-Liquid-Solid (VLS) Grown Silica Nanowires as the Interface for Biorecognition Molecules in Biosensors. Doctoral dissertation, University of South Florida

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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Greenhouse L (2007) Justices Overturn $79.5 Million in Punitive Damages Against Philip Morris. New York Times A14

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1, 2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Surfactants and Detergents
AbbreviationJ. Surfactants Deterg.
ISSN (print)1097-3958
ISSN (online)1558-9293
ScopeGeneral Chemical Engineering
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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